updated Wed. September 13, 2023
UMSL Daily (blog)
January 12, 2018
But it was on that flight to the department of Pando, a more remote and less populous lowland region in the northern part of the country along the border with Brazil, that Fernandez Barrancos first laid eyes on the deforestation of the Amazon rainforest. “The view from the airplane was horrifying,” she said.
November 16, 2017
La Paz, Nov 16 (Prensa Latina) Bolivian President Evo Morales thanked in his Twitter account the social, workers, farmers and native indigenous people of the department of Pando for their massive concentration of support for his candidacy for the elections of 2019. ''Very impressed and grateful for the massive mobilizationÃâÃÂ ...
July 19, 2017
In March, the PCC attacked a Brinks Bank convoy in Santa Cruz, while the PCC's rivals, the Red Command (Comando Vermelho), had been accused of committing kidnappings and extortions in the northern department of Pando. As a result of these actions, Bolivian Interior Minister Carlos Romero told theÃâÃÂ ...
October 28, 2016
... and Agrarian Development (CEDLA) that the only named reference on the environmental impacts of mercury in the Bolivian Amazon was conducted in 1992 by the doctorate in chemistry Justo P. Zapata and a multidisciplinary team of 13 specialists in the region of Nueva Esperanza, department of Pando.
October 28, 2016
The Manuripi National Amazon Wildlife Reserve is one of the natural paradises found in the department of Pando. Manuel Salvatierra, a 42-year-old Brazil nut extractor of the Villa Florida Community, calls the reserve his home. He explained that to take advantage of the Brazil nut within the protected areaÃâÃÂ ...
August 12, 2016
... since Morales' arrival to the presidency in 2006, the country has enjoyed economic growth and political calm. The poll was carried out between July 29 and August 4, 2016 and questioned adults of various socio-economic backgrounds throughout the country with the exception of the department of PandoÃâÃÂ ...
June 13, 2016
The Amazon is under pressure from unsustainable economic activities and is undergoing unprecedented change, according to WWF's Living Amazon Report 2016 released today. The report highlights the regional and global realities that are impacting the Amazon and demonstrates why cooperation is soÃâÃÂ ...
Renewable Energy Focus
July 20, 2015
The world's largest photovoltaic diesel hybrid power plant with battery storage system was commissioned in the Bolivian department of Pando in December 2014. The combination of 5.2 MW PV output and 2.2 MW battery storage system with 15.2 MVA installed genset capacity provides 55,000 residentsÃâÃÂ ...